Memorials at the Empire State Plaza Memorial Park honoring Parole Officers and Correction Officers who have died in the line of duty.
Flag Detail marching to the flag poles to post the colors ahead of the Memorial and Medals Ceremony.
Acting Commissioner Annucci prepares to present Parole Officer Reynolds, joined by Regional Director Anderson, with the Medal of Honor for his actions during an exchange of gunfire between a parolee...
Eleven individuals were awarded the Medal of Honor or the Medal of Merit for their heroic actions in 2021.
Ten of the eleven award recipients pictured with Deputy Commissioner Ricci and Acting Commissioner Annucci.
This year's ceremony featured the return of the Color Guard competition.
The "friendly" Color Guard competition featured teams representing the DOCCS Training Academy, as well as Albion, Attica, Green Haven and Sing Sing Correctional Facilities.
Acting Commissioner Annucci presented this year's winner with the 1st place trophy. A team representing Training Academy staff and recruits earned the top spot, and the trophy will remain at the...
Congratulations to the Training Academy Color Guard Team for their victory in the 2022 Color Guard Competition!
New York State Initiatives
The Governor of New York has the power to grant clemency in the form of reprieves, commutations, and pardons.
The Governor's office offers executive pardons to New Yorkers convicted of non-violent crimes at ages 16 and 17 if they have been crime-free for 10 years.